Rambles in Sweden A Series of Letters from Sweden to a Newspaper in America (1884)

Rambles in Sweden
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9781165672233
  • september 2010
  • 206 pagina's
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: THE HOLIDAYS IN GOTHENBURG AND THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON EXTENDED TO THE READERS OF THE NEWS. Gothenburg, Dec. 1881. I rather would entreat thy company To see the wonders of the world abroad, Than, living dully sluggardized at home, Wear out thy youth with shapeless idleness. I wish it to be distinctly understood that, in giving expression and circulation to the foregoing polite and poetically-worded invitation which, by the way, may be found among the melodious lines of the Two Gentlemen of Verona, I do not desire the society or companionship of the young gentleman of the New York Herald personal column, who, speaking several languages, admitted everywhere to the best society, wishes to meet a companion for a pleasure trip to Europe; references exchanged, etc., etc., and he will please not to consider this an answer to his seductive advertisement. No; I was thinking, aftermy morning stroll and cursory inspection of the shop windows, which are very gorgeous and very beautiful with holiday trappings, of the merry season which is upon us, and which will be one of the memories, I fear, days before this scrawl will convey to you the most sincere and most cordial Merry Christmas and Happy New Year of Four Aces. ) I was thinking, I say, of the joyous season when friendships are born and enmities are buried, and when one's thoughts go out, over the land and the sea, to those whose lives, in ties of kinship or friendship, are bound up indissolubly with our own. And so the unselfish words of sweet Shakspere came trooping up fast upon the heels of the vainly-cherished thought, and you will pardon me for indulging and expressing the wish that a few?a very few?of those whose dear faces I seem to see in the clouds of white smoke which are rolling upward from my cigar, might drop ...



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